The Week in TOD News June 27-July 3, 2020

COVID spurs the re-purposing of public space and real-time crowding data. Redevelopment projects in Ho-Ho-Kus and Kearny. Automated buses in Connecticut, BRT in Omaha, and more TOD. TODTOWN in Shanghai, Winnipeg gets its first TOD, and the 30-minute city.

Read more

The Week in TOD News June 20-26, 2020

COVID impacts on public transit, mobility, urban life and the nation’s infrastructure. A path toward a green recovery for NJ, Portal Bridge funding. Historic preservation. TOD. BRT. Zoning. New vehicle funding in Ontario. 5G smart bus route pilot in China. Station area upgrades in Singapore.

Read more

The Week in TOD News June 13-19, 2020

COVID-19 has sparked renewed interest in street design but may have also caused undue concerns about safety on public transit and urban flight. Rahway project nears completion, Portal North Bridge funding. TOD redevelopment projects abound — many with pedestrian and other mobility improvements. Bengalura agency expands to address TOD; Jakarta upgrades stations.

Read more

The Week in TOD News June 6-12, 2020

NJT 10-Year Strategic & 5-Year Capital Plans. Safe transit riding in France & Japan. The value of parks. Hackensack project moves forward. Development & parking. Equitable access to transportation. Advancing TOD through BRT, zoning changes, improving access, and affordable housing. Vancouver’s Translink explores Value Capture.

Read more

The Week in TOD News May 30-June 5, 2020

This week: musings on shifting trends in urban mobility, the future of public transit ridership, and the movement for safe active transportation. Months of static uncertainty come to an end in the Philippines as the government relaxes quarantine restrictions and restarts its transportation sector. A quick look at deserted streets and empty storefronts in a once-vibrant New Jersey downtown district raises similar concerns for communities all over the state.

Read more

The Week in TOD News May 23-29, 2020

Cities and organizations look to promote sustainable practices post-pandemic. Jersey City and Plainfield projects. Portal Bridge funds. TOD from around the country. And work progresses on one of the world’s largest underground transportation hubs in Beijing.

Read more

The Week in TOD News May 16-22, 2020

Cities and transit providers consider ways to achieve a new “post-pandemic” normal. Projects in Garfield, Elizabeth, Hoboken, and Harrison. Houston’s green future, Chicago Metra improvements, Open Streets for all, TOD in San Diego & San Jose, and Boise plans urban renewal district. Developer seeks new heights in Vancouver.

Read more

The Week in TOD News May 9-15, 2020

COVID-19 impacts give rise to adaptation & experimentation, transit advocacy, slow service rollout, housing shortage & transportation equity concerns, and an examination of housing design. NJ TRANSIT to receive CARES Act funding. A look at the Newark Downtown District. Financial market tightening concerns, Fast housing in San Diego CA. New projects in Santa Rosa CA, Stratford CT & Honolulu HI. Rezoning along BRT in Richmond VA. MRT Jakarta seeks innovative product and service partners.

Read more

The Week in TOD News May 2-8, 2020

Embracing TOD post-pandemic. Land swap in Hoboken, housing proposal for Newark Broad Street Station area. Affordable housing in Dallas, Critiquing rail-to-airport, TOD projects in Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Colorado, VMT fees in California. And Sidewalk Labs walks away from its Toronto “Smart City” plans.

Read more

The Week in TOD News April 25-May 1, 2020

Post-pandemic planning, restoring faith in transit, “Distributed Density,” promoting equity. NJ: adaptive reuse, alternatives for Turnpike revenues, Jersey City & Bayonne proposals. Also TOD in Illinois, Colorado, California, DC’s early street car, green infrastructure & Link Light Rail expansion. Dehli’s commuter rail & redevelopment in Ottawa.

Read more